Call for Papers: National Conference on Gender Sensitization [April 24-25, Delhi]; Submit Abstracts by April 2

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) is organizing a two day National Conference on “Gender Sensitization ” in collaboration with Safe City, Breakthrough and UN Women on the 24th and 25th of April,  2015.

VENUE: Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Sector 16 C, Dwarka, New Delhi, Delhi 110078

Safecity is an online platform created to map areas of sexual abuse – ranging from comments to physical abuse and rape. All it requires is to fill a simple form about the location where the abuse occurred and the category of abuse. This gets plotted on a map and in time will create “hotspots” or unsafe areas in a city. The organisation hopes that in time the website will be a tool for various agencies to identify these unsafe localities in a city and would help them work towards making the city safe again.

Breakthrough is a global human rights organization working to make violence discrimination against women and girls unacceptable. Their cutting-edge multimedia campaigns, community mobilization, agenda-setting, and leadership training equip men and women worldwide to challenge the status quo and take bold action for the dignity, equality, and justice of all.

UN HeForShe is a solidarity campaign for gender equality initiated by UN Women. It aims to engage men as agents of change for the achievement of gender equality and women’s rights, by encouraging them to take action against girls.

Grounded in the idea that gender equality is an issue that affects all people — socially, economically and politically — it seeks to actively involve men and boys in a movement that was originally conceived as “a struggle for women by women”

The organizing committee seeks to further the causes of these organisations, and invites solution centric papers from the Academicians, practitioners, Researchers, Scholars and Students for presentation and participation in the seminar based on the following agendas,

SUB-THEMES:
1. Portrayal of the Genders: The Role of Cinema

2. Digital Activism: Women & Media

3. Laws and Legislation: The Gender Bias

4. Caste & Identity from a Gendered Lens

5. Role of NGOs: Civil Rights Activism

6. Urban Planning and Women’s Safety

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION:

1. The Abstract for the paper should not exceed 300 words.

2. The length of the complete paper should be between 3000-5000 words, excluding references.

3. The format is Times New Roman, Font Size 12, 1.5 lines spacing, on an A4 sheet with 1” margin on all sides, to be sent in .doc/.docx format.

4. The cover page of the submitted paper shall contain the title of the paper, followed by the authors’ name(s), affiliation, communication address, email and phone details.

5. A uniform style of citation must be strictly adhered to while submitting the paper.

6. A paper cannot have more than two co-authors.

7. By submitting their work, the author(s) is presumed to undertake that the article is an original work and has not been submitted, accepted or published elsewhere.

8. Plagiarism of any sort will be summarily rejected.

9. Exceptional papers will be published with a recognized reference id. (Details shall be sent with the acceptance mail of abstracts)

10. All papers (abstract and in full) must be submitted on [email protected] 

IMPORTANT DATES:

Submission of Abstracts by  2nd April 2015

Notification of review decision by  4th April 2015

Submission of complete papers by 20th April 2015

Registration opens: 4th   April 2015

Registration closes: 23rd April 2015

REGISTRATION FEE:

Single Author: Rs.1000/-

Co-Authors:Rs.1600/-

CONTACT:

Bhavana Asthana – +91 9968627355

Karnika Vallabh – +91 9718848660

Nehul Sharma – +91 9899174343

Saurabh Dua – +91 9810092726

Updated Call for Papers HERE.

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